Co-parenting, Education For Single Fathers
Co-parenting archive for blog posts for articles about single fathers and what to do after a divorce. We strive to help fathers make sense of the law and ways to positively effect their children and deal with custody issues.

Dad Pro Tip – Coparenting During Covid-19

Leaders from the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and AFCC have released guidelines for coparenting during the COVID-19 pandemic. Seven Guidelines for Parents Who Are Divorce/Separated and Sharing Custody of Children During the COVID19 Pandemic From the leaders of groups that deal with families in crisis: Susan Myres, President of American Academy of Matrimonial

By |2021-03-01T19:53:24+00:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: Co-Parenting|Comments Off on Dad Pro Tip – Coparenting During Covid-19

Dad Pro Tip – Valentines Day

Making Valentine’s Day a Full Family Affair Few holidays outside of Christmas exert pressure to spend like Valentine’s Day: the racks of cards, the flowers, the chocolates, the romantic dinners out. This time why not make it personal? For single dads, who may have custody of their children, or whose custody day falls on Valentine’s

By |2021-03-01T19:53:37+00:00February 13th, 2020|Categories: Co-Parenting|Comments Off on Dad Pro Tip – Valentines Day

Tips for Separated Parents During the Holidays

Let’s face it, the holidays can be stressful for families even in the best circumstances. But with the added stress of separation or divorce, long-distance relationships or co-parenting, what’s supposed to be the most joyous time of the year can be a challenge for fathers and their families. Parenting experts have solid suggestions for coping

By |2021-03-01T19:53:43+00:00December 16th, 2019|Categories: Co-Parenting|Comments Off on Tips for Separated Parents During the Holidays

“I Want to Make Sure I’m Doing What It Takes” Parental Role Changes Following Separation

Ray Petren (in photo), PhD, Melissa Labuda, PhD, Mike Anthony In the Fall of 2017, Dr. Ray Petren, Dr. Melissa Labuda and Mike Anthony (undergraduate student in Human Development and Family Studies) at the Pennsylvania State University Scranton gathered mothers and fathers recently separated and enrolled in divorce classes to study their perceptions of role

By |2021-03-01T19:53:20+00:00August 9th, 2019|Categories: Co-Parenting|Comments Off on “I Want to Make Sure I’m Doing What It Takes” Parental Role Changes Following Separation

Celebrating Father’s Day for Separated Families

Celebrating Father’s Day for Separated Families Next month we will be celebrating Father’s Day, giving well-deserved recognition to the priceless contributions and sacrifices that fathers make for the best interest and welfare of their children. Dad’s guide, teach and help their children to develop into healthy, functioning, responsible adults. Celebrating holidays in general can be

By |2021-03-01T19:53:32+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Co-Parenting|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Celebrating Father’s Day for Separated Families

Guiding Principles for Any Parent in a Potentially Contentious Separation Involving Children (REALLY GOOD)

This is from the National Parents Organization Website How To Survive Your Divorce And Thrive As The “Visiting Parent”: - Jeremy J. Lanning MA, LPC The National Parents Organization welcomes back Jeremy Lanning. He's posted to our site before. Here's his invaluable take on how to negotiate divorce and child custody. There is a difference

By |2021-03-01T19:53:49+00:00March 6th, 2019|Categories: Co-Parenting|Tags: |Comments Off on Guiding Principles for Any Parent in a Potentially Contentious Separation Involving Children (REALLY GOOD)

The Importance of Equal Rights and Custody of Children

Children Benefit from Two Fully and Actively Engaged Parents The heart of Dads’ Resource Center is a children’s advocacy organization that aims to ensure that each child has the appropriate involvement and contributions from both of their parents. We have seen firsthand that disenfranchised fathers result in disadvantaged children. According to the U.S. Census Bureau,

By |2021-03-01T19:53:10+00:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Co-Parenting|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Importance of Equal Rights and Custody of Children

Non-Custodial Parents Receive 28.2% of Custody Time in Pennsylvania

There is not a lot of data available relaying the amount of time that separated parents have with their children. Custody X Change conducted a first-of-its-kind study and found that parenting time varies dramatically as you cross state lines. Nationwide, a non-custodial parent is likely to receive about 35% of child custody time. See how

By |2021-03-31T19:08:49+00:00June 27th, 2018|Categories: Co-Parenting, Featured|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Non-Custodial Parents Receive 28.2% of Custody Time in Pennsylvania

Celebrating Mother’s Day

At its heart, the Dads' Resource Center is a children's advocacy organization. Data, and our personal experience, informs us that children are happier, healthy and develop into more successful adults when they have the benefit of both parents being actively involved in their childhood. Mothers and fathers provide unique, equally important things to the lives

By |2018-05-10T14:54:05+00:00May 10th, 2018|Categories: Co-Parenting|Comments Off on Celebrating Mother’s Day

Shared Parenting Movement

The landscape of separated family systems continues to evolve. A current trend is shared parenting. The National Parents Organization was founded in 1998. Its mission is to improve the lives of children and strengthens society by protecting every child's right to the love and care of both parents after separation or divorce. It seeks to

By |2021-03-01T20:11:00+00:00December 14th, 2017|Categories: Co-Parenting|Comments Off on Shared Parenting Movement
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